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  • WELCOME MESSAGE

    Prof. Dr. Martin Wilhelm Lau

    Dean & Professor of Law

    Welcome to the Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law!

    It is a great pleasure and honor to welcome you to SAHSOL as its first Dean and Professor of Law. My appointment as Dean forms part of SAHSOL’s ambitious programme of growth and expansion in teaching, research and professional training and development. Founded as the Department of Law and Policy in 2004, the Read more

  • Chief Justice, Lahore High Court Delivers Khalid Ishaque Distinguished Lecture at SAHSOL

    As part of the sesquicentennial anniversary celebrations of the Lahore High Court, the Honourable Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah, Chief Justice, Lahore High Court, delivered the Khalid Ishaque Distinguished Lecture at the Asifa-Irfan Moot Court at Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL) on December 1, 2016.

    The programme included a recitation from the Holy Quran by Dr. Faiza Ismail, Read more

  • LUMS-HBL 6th National Moot Court Competition 2017 Held at LUMS

    The 6th LUMS-HBL National Moot Court Competition 2017 was hosted by the Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL) and the LUMS Law & Politics Society in association with Habib Bank Limited (HBL) from April 6-9, 2017.

    Ten teams from top law colleges of the country - Pakistan College of Law, Quaid-e-Azam Law College, SZABIST, University College Lahore, Premier Law College, Gujranwala Read more

News

  • LUMS Law Student Sana Naeem Wins the Rhodes Scholarship 2018

    LUMS Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL) student, Sana Naeem, Class of 2018 has been awarded the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. Only one Pakistani student is selected by the Rhodes Trust for the scholarship each year, which enables the recipient to study the subject of their choice at... Read more

  • SAHSOL Acknowledges its Brightest Students at the Dean’s Honour List Ceremony

    The Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL) organised its Dean’s Honour List Ceremony on November 8, 2017. This Ceremony is an annual event which recognises the outstanding academic achievements of students across the last four years of the BA-LL.B (Hons) programme. At this year’s Dean’s Honour... Read more

  • LUMS Law Alumni Association Holds Signing Ceremony

    The first Board of the LUMS Law Alumni Association gathered at the Office of the Vice Chancellor of LUMS, on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 to sign a Charter for the Association. This ceremony took place just eight months after the successful reunion of the LUMS Law Alumni Association earlier this... Read more

  • LUMS Open Day Karachi Attracts Large Number of Applicants

    The Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) hosted a grand event on Sunday, October 22, 2017, at Movenpick Hotel, Karachi to introduce the academic programmes offered at the University to prospective students, their parents, counsellors and faculty from various schools and colleges. This... Read more

  • LUMS Webcast Open Day 2017 Engages a Global Audience

    In line with its efforts to reach out to a global audience, LUMS flagship event, the Webcast Open Day, on Friday, October 20, 2017, attracted a wide spectrum of national and international audience. The senior leadership of LUMS, Prof. Dr. S. Sohail H. Naqvi, the Deans of Schools and LUMS Executive... Read more

  • LUMS Open Day 2017 in Islamabad Attracts Prospective Students in Great Numbers

    The first in a series of LUMS Open Days 2017, was held on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at Serena Hotel in Islamabad. Aimed at raising awareness about the various academic programmes at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), the Islamabad Open Day 2017 introduced prospective students and... Read more

  • Students Across Pakistan Compete in the 2nd LUMS Intramural League 2017

    This year at the second Intramural League 2017, teams from five cities across Pakistan - Lahore, Quetta, Peshawar, Karachi and Rawalpindi competed against each other. In line with the LUMS aim to encourage students to take part in sports activities and promote healthy competition among colleges and... Read more

  • LUMS Announces Open Days 2017

    The Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) is a premiere institution of Pakistan. With over three decades of excellence, LUMS takes great pride in providing the highest quality education to the best talent that secures admission to the University, irrespective of financial status and... Read more

  • SAHSOL FACULTY PUBLISHES MONOGRAPH WITH SPRINGER BOOKS

    About this Book Through a detailed historical and empirical account of post-independence years, this book offers a new assessment of the role of the judiciary in Pakistani politics. Instead of seeing the judiciary as helpless or struggling against an authoritarian state, it argues that the... Read more

  • LUMS Ranked Among Top 50 in Asia by QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2018

    The Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) stands as the number 1 university in Pakistan, is among the top 50 in Asia and among the top 250 universities in the world, according to a new ranking of the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2018. Featuring 495 universities across 65 countries... Read more

Spirit of LUMS

BA-LL.B (Honors)

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The unique five-year joint BA-LL.B is designed for students seeking a challenging, rigorous, interdisciplinary exposure to law and related vital disciplines. Furthermore, while the focal point is the Pakistani legal system, the teaching methodology encompasses a critical, comparative approach in order to broaden perspectives and sharpen analytical skills of the students. Additionally, the ambit of studies is not just laws as they exist and operate, but also how policy impacts laws, and how law and policy interplay.

* The medium of instruction at LUMS is English for all degree programmes offered. Assessments are accepted in English only.

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Faculty In focus

  • Zubair Abbasi

    Assistant Professor

    Zubair Abbasi completed his doctorate at the Faculty of Law, Oxford University. The focus of his doctoral thesis was on the transplantation of the English legal system in colonial India and the interaction between Islamic law (Fiqh) and English law in this process. He conducted a case study of the developments in Islamic waqf law under the British legal system by analysing the jurisprudence developed in the judgments of the Judicial Committee...

  • Uzair Kayani

    Visiting Assistant Professor

    Uzair teaches Torts, Commercial Law, and Law & Economics. Tort liability distributes the costs of social and economic harms to those parties that can best prevent, bear, or insure against them. Commercial law sets default rules for market exchange (sales, negotiable instruments, and securities), and market participants (partnerships, corporations, and hybrid forms). Economic analysis of law applies microeconomic insights (primarily price...

  • Sikander Ahmed Shah

    Associate Professor

    Professor Sikander Shah is a pioneering member of the Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law, LUMS. He obtained a B.A. in Economics and a Juris Doctorate (Cum Laude) from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He has held visiting faculty positions at the Temple Law School, the Wayne State Law School and the University of Michigan Law School and holds the position of adjunct faculty at the Maurer School of Law, Indiana University Bloomington....

  • Sadaf Aziz

    Assistant Professor

    Sadaf Aziz is Assistant Professor at the Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law. One of the School of Law’s founding faculty members, she has taught in the areas of Jurisprudence and Labour Law. Her research focuses on issues such as the interplay between Islamic and secular legality, the political impact of rule of law narratives and is broadly situated within the field of law and society.  Her book, The Pakistani Constitution; A...

  • Muhammad Azeem

    Assistant Professor

    I was born and raised in the industrial and working class city of Lyallpur (Faisalabad). I obtained a B.Sc.  Electrical Engineering, from the Univ. of Engineering and Technology, Lahore. Being involved in activism against child labour at the time, I became impressed by the media writings of Asma Jahangir and others. I switched tracks, started writing in the media and completed an LLB, at the University of the...

  • Marva Khan

    Teaching Fellow

    Marva Khan holds an LL.M degree from Harvard Law School, prior to which she completed her B.A.-LL.B from the Lahore University of Management Sciences. During the course of her LL.B program, she worked as a Research Associate and, along with a group of her peers, started the LUMS Law Journal (LLJ) in 2013, and has been associated with the LLJ since then.  After graduating and completing her research contract, she...

  • Khyzar Hussain

    Assistant Professor

    Mr. Hussain holds a Juris Doctor from The George Washington University. He has earned an LL.M in American Legal Systems from Michigan State University College of Law; and, an LL.M in Business and Finance Law from The George Washington University Law School. Khyzar also holds an LL.B. from the University of London through its International Program, and a B.A. from the University of Peshawar. He received his early education is from Cadet College...

  • Hassan Emaduddin Ansari

    Assistant Professor

    Mr. Emad Ansari has joined us as Assistant Professor - Tenure Track in the Shaikh Ahmed Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL).Emad holds Juris Doctor (JD) and Master of Public Policy (MPP) degrees from the University of Michigan Law School and the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. He also completed his undergraduate study at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. While there, he was recognized for his teaching as a Graduate Instructor;...

  • Faiza

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Faiza Ismail has joined LUMS as Assistant Professor-Tenure Track in the Shaikh Ahmed Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL)....

Alumni Stories

  • LUMS Alumna Receives Full Tuition Scholarship at Warwick

    LUMS Alumna, Shanza Faiq, B.A-L.L.B., Class of 2016 has received a full tuition scholarship to pursue an L.L.M. in International Development Law and Human Rights from the University of Warwick. Along with this she has also been shortlisted for the Fulbright Scholarship. Shanza has...

  • LUMS Alumnus Ahsan Hassan Receives Acceptance From Top Law Schools In The World

    Ahsan Hassan Usmani, LUMS National Outreach Programme (NOP) scholar (BA-LL.B 2014) has received acceptance from two of the top Law Schools in the world i.e. Durham University and University of Melbourne for the LL.M. programme. Ahsan is one of the highest paid alumni in his class and is...

  • SAHSOL Student Qualifies PMS Exam

    A large number of LUMS students aspire to join the civil services. Recently, a Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL) student, Malik Muhammad Danish (17090031, Law Major 2012-2017), has qualified the combined competitive examination for Provincial Management Services (PMS) 2015-16 organised by...

  • LUMS Law Alumna Sana Warraich to Join Harvard Law School on Fulbright Scholarship

    Sana Warraich, a LUMS law alumna will be joining Harvard Law School LL.M. programme on a Fulbright Scholarship this fall. The Fulbright is a programme of competitive, merit-based grants for international educational exchange founded by US Senator J. William Fulbright in 1946. The US government...

  • LUMS Law Alumna to Join Yale Law School

    Maham Naweed, a LUMS law alumna has been accepted into the Yale Law School LL.M programme. The LL.M programme at Yale Law School is highly selective and only 20-25 students from around the globe get admitted.Maham graduated from the Sheikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL) in 2015. She is...

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